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Preview of Hilary Duff's Episode in 'Law and Order: SVU'

Next week on " Law & Order: Special Victims Unit ", Hilary guest stars as a young mother made a prime suspect when her young child goes missing. Gail O'Grady (" Boston Legal ") will also guest star as Duff's mom who reports on the missing of her grandchild. When Ruth Walker reported that her two year-old granddaughter, Sierra Walker, is missing, Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler investigate. After rounds of interrogation and a failed Amber Alert, Benson and Stabler believe that the prime suspect is none other than Sierra's young and irresponsible mother, Ashlee Walker. Called "Selfish", the episode airs on Tuesday, April 28. Duff filmed he scene back in March in New York City's East Village. According to Just Jared, there will be a scene where she is seen with wet T-shirt and "drunk and partying in Cabo". To Watch The Preview Click here . Source Here

Michaela McManus Is Leaving the Cast

Michaela McManus will not return to Law & Order: Special Victims Unit next season, TVGuide.com has confirmed. McManus' character, Assistant District Attorney Kim Greylek, left the SVU in a March episode to return to Washington, D.C., a development that coincided with the reappearance of ADA Alexandra Cabot (Stephanie March). But it's looking like Greylek will remain inside the Beltway. March is scheduled to appear in four more episodes this spring. The One Tree Hill alum tweeted a thank-you message to the fans on Twitter about her departure from the show. NBC did not respond to TVGuide.com's request for comment. All of which raises the questions: Will SVU have a new ADA in the fall? And will she be played by Stephanie March? Source Here

NBC renews "Law & Order: SVU"

NBC has renewed " Law & Order: Special Victims Unit ," but the two stars of the show, Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni, still have no deals to return. After lengthy talks, the network has closed a pact with Wolf Films to bring the veteran crime drama back for an 11th season. Its two lead actors, who usually negotiate their contracts together, started talks with the network only last week. After a tough back-and-forth in 2007, Emmy winner Hargitay and Meloni inked rich two-year deals that brought their paychecks to about $350,000 an episode. But the networks are trimming costs because of the recession and slipping primetime ratings, and with NBC in the forefront of the budget cuts, getting raises will be much more difficult this time around. On the other hand, it's hard to imagine "SVU" continuing without Hargitay and Meloni. Crime procedurals have showed resilience after losing a lead actor -- most recently with CBS' " CSI : Crime Scene Investigation" subbing departing William Petersen with Laurence Fishburne -- but it's more difficult for an established show to survive the loss of both its female and male stars. Source Here

SVU Without Mariska and Meloni? - Featured

The good news: NBC has renewed Law & Order: Special Victims Unit , its highest-rated drama, for an 11th season. The bad news: The network is threatening to replace Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni, according to EW's Michael Ausiello. This shocking development comes as the two leads have reportedly banded together to negotiate pay increases in the form of a share of the back-end profits. An NBC representative told TVGuide.com that it is their policy not to comment on talent negotiations. While a hard-line threat is a common tactic in salary negotiations, it seems unlikely that NBC would follow through with the firings. But it raises the question: Could SVU exist without its two popular leads? Source Here

LAW & ORDER SVU "Baggage" Airing this Tuesday April 7 2008 on NBC.

Take a first peek at LAW & ORDER SVU's "Baggage" airing this Tuesday April 7 2008 on NBC.

Jeri Ryan Signs on to Law & Order: SVU

Jeri Ryan has been tapped to play a lawyer on Law & Order: SVU, TVGuide.com has confirmed. Ryan will play attorney Patrice Larue on the April 7 episode, which is titled "Baggage," and will recur in the role for at least two future episodes. In "Baggage," the murder of an artist uncovers a string of unsolved homicides by a serial killer. "Jeri Ryan's the real deal. She brings a compelling intensity to her roles and we're lucky to have her as a kick-butt attorney on SVU," said Neal Baer, the show's executive producer. The same episode will feature supporting gigs for Delroy Lindo (Kidnapped) and John Ashton, who you remember as Det. Sgt. John "I'm Getting Too Old for This Sh--" Taggart from the Beverly Hills Cop movies, as - what else? - cops. Source here

TV Tonight (3/24) - What's On? What's Off? - Featured

It's been awhile, so it's time for....another Obama press conference! Don't you all get excited too quickly. As a result, tonight's on-air TV is getting shifted around a little. No new episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit , Without a Trace or According to Jim , which was finally scheduled to return to ABC tonight. Also impacted are Lie to Me and Bones , which will be airing reruns this week due to the fact that American Idol is airing on Wednesday and Thursday instead of in its standard Tuesday slot. Fringe and 90210 also continue their hiatuses, though 90210 returns next week! Still new at the 8PM hour is Reaper over on The CW.

Mariska Hargitay Returns to Work

Mariska Hargitay is putting on her badge again: The actress will return to work on Law & Order: SVU on Monday following a three-week absence, People reports. Hargitay was hospitalized for a third time earlier this month for discomfort related to a collapsed lung, which she sustained in January. The hospitalization forced Hargitay to miss one episode. Last week, her rep debunked rumors that the Emmy winner would be sidelined for the rest of the season. Hargitay isn't the only familiar face on set this week: Hilary Duff will show off her dramatic chops in a guest spot, scheduled to air April 28. Source here

Watch a sneak peek of LAW & ORDER SVU's Season 10 Episode 17 ''Hell''

A young girl, Miriam Burdett (guest star Julyza Commodore), is found in an alley, with her throat cut and evidence of repeated rape and physical abuse. When asked to write who attacked her, because of her inability to speak, she draws a picture of the devil. When Detective Munch (Richard Belzer) investigates, he finds several reports of a local priest, Father Theo Burdett (guest star Robert Wisdom), who neighbors claim is a devil worshipper. Also starring: Richard Belzer (Detective John Much), Dann Florek (Captain Donald Cragen), Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Michaela McManus (A.D.A Kim Greylek), Stephanie March (ADA Alexandra Cabot), Tamara Tunie (Dr. Melinda Warner), and B.D. Wong (Dr. George Huang). Airing this Tuesday March 24 2008 on NBC. To Watch The Preview Click here . Source here

Hilary Duff to Guest Star on 'Law and Order: SVU'

Hilary Duff plans to get busy in the TV world. The starlet will guest star in a future episode of " Law & Order: Special Victims Unit ", E! News reported as informed by an NBC representative. Her role and the episode are not disclosed though. This would not be the only Duff's role that has something to do with the law. She has been signed by NBC as well, to be the main character of a brand new pilot called "Barely Legal". In the drama comedy, the 18-year-old will play a young lawyer who passed the notoriously difficult California bar exam and becomes the youngest attorney ever made in the state. No date for this series has been revealed too. Apart from the guest stint at "SVU", Duff has also filmed a one-time role for "Ghost Whisperer". She plays Morgan Jefferies, "a beautiful woman of mystery" who may be involved in the death of a man who fell victim, literally, to a freak accident. The episode called "Thrilled to Death", airs April 10. On another "Law & Order: SVU" news, E! wrote that the star Mariska Hargitay will be back on duty this Monday and have her episode called "Selfish" aired on April 28. She recently took a break to recuperate from collapsed lung. Source Here
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